Malinda A Keller

9 December 1872–1953 (Age 80)
Logan, Ohio, United States

The Life of Malinda A

When Malinda A Keller was born on 9 December 1872, in Logan, Ohio, United States, her father, Frederick Davis Keller, was 25 and her mother, Rebecca Van Voorhis, was 26. She married Emerson Merrill Grapes on 15 November 1902, in Logan, Ohio, United States. She lived in West Mansfield, Logan, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Bokescreek Township, Logan, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died in 1953, at the age of 81, and was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery, West Mansfield, Logan, Ohio, United States.

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Emerson Merrill Grapes
Malinda A Keller
Marriage: 15 November 1902

Spouse and Children

    Emerson Merrill Grapes



15 November 1902
Logan, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Davis Keller





    Nettie Dietschy


    Emma M Keller


    Jacob L Keller



World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’ (Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber’, ‘pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe.2 English: either an occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere.3 Irish: reduced form of Kelleher .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Malinda Keller in household of Frederic D Keller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Malinda A Grapes in household of Emmerson M Grapes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Linnie Keller in household of Frederic Keller, "United States Census, 1900"

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